Siddipet: Chintha Nagaraju (40), a journalist working for a vernacular daily in Siddipet town, died of Covid-19 at a corporate hospital in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Nagaraju, who tested positive a week ago, was shifted to Hyderabad hospital a few days ago. A native of Dubbak, he was working for Eenadu for over 15 years in Siddipet town.
Finance Minister T Harish Rao, who helped Nagaraju get the best treatment, expressed shock over the sudden demise of the young journalist. Stating that he had lost a close friend, the Minister said he could not control himself from breaking down on hearing the sad news.
District Collector P Venkatrami Reddy also sent condolence messages to the bereaved family members. Several leaders, officials and journalist union leaders also expressed shock.
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